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Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd - West Cumbria and Lake District - Graduate/Newly Qualified Farm & Environment Adviser

Job Added: 02 November 2018

To apply:

Main Contact:
Andrew Wright F.I.A. (Scot.) FLAA

CV Address:
Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd., Land Agency Dept, Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QQ


01900 822016

Mitchels Auction Co. Ltd

Competitive salary and benefits package

Cockermouth, Cumbria

Job description:

Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd. is a long established auctioneering firm (established 1873) that has diversified over the years. The Company now has two business locations; a modern livestock market on the edge of Cockermouth with associated rural professional services and a furniture and fine art auction house with contemporary coffee shop in the town centre.

It is the specialist Farm Advisory & Environmental Consultancy department that is looking to hire a Farm Adviser. We engage in all aspects of rural practice to provide a ‘one stop shop’ service to our farmer/landowner clients. Our work will cover all aspects of government funding such as the Basic Payment Scheme, Countryside Stewardship and grant applications, together with all types of regulatory paperwork related to land and agriculture. This department is ever expanding and opportunities will be available for the right person to work in other areas such as compensation, lettings and valuations. We have an opening for a recently qualified environmental/rural surveyor graduate, RICS Accredited or otherwise, with an agriculture/environment-focused degree or similar

The successful candidate must have a full driving licence and their own vehicle and will be expected to perform one week of work experience. The Company will support those candidates seeking BASIS, RICS, CAAV and other qualifications and will provide long term future opportunities, with a competitive starting salary depending on experience.

We are looking for an Adviser with an excellent knowledge of all government & European funded schemes, the ideal candidate would have experience in delivering on farm advice, a strong working knowledge from within the agriculture industry and excellent GIS, mapping and other essential computer skills. We utilise social media to market ourselves and service new and existing clients, this experience would also be advantageous.

We are also looking for a forward thinking, confident farm adviser who can take the initiative and explore other business opportunities when the situation arises.

How to Apply

The position is available from 2nd January 2019 and all applicants will be treated in the strictest of confidence. For more information or an informal discussion please contact Andrew Wright by telephone and/or send your CV using the contact details on the right of the page.

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